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Portoviejo is a city in Ecuador, and the capital the Province of Manabí 30 km from the Pacific coast.. Also known as the city of the "Royal Tamarind Trees" for the beautiful trees found in the area. Portoviejo is the main political and economical centre of the Portoviejo River valley, which also includes the cantons of Santa Ana and Rocafuerte, where about 110 square kilometers are cultivated every year. The valley is rich in the production of tomatoes, onions, peppers, bananas, mangoes and other tropical fruits. The city, which was affected by economic crisis in the eighties and nineties, is now recovering but severe budget limitations and a huge unemployment rate present difficulties for local authorities. Portoviejo is a large commercial center for the province, where there are two shopping malls, one with a large hypermarket, 8 movie theaters, food court, and other stores. There is a large flea market in downtown. Locals are very friendly and very well educated. The city is home of the cancer treatment hospital "Dr Julio Villacreses Colmont" serving the provinces of Manabí and Esmeraldas.
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Portoviejo Ecuador . Puerto Vallarta/Ordaz Mexico . Providemya Russia .Provo, UT USA .
by Fernando de Mello Vianna
Ecuador is divided into 20 provinces: NAME CAPITAL NAME CAPITAL Azuay Cuenca Imbabura Ibarra Bolívar Guaranda Loja Loja Cañar Azogues Los Ríos Babahoyo Carchi Tulcán Manabí Portoviejo Chimborazo Riobamba Morona- Santiago Macas Cotopaxi Latacunga Napo Tena El Oro Machala Pastaza Puyo Esmeraldas Esmeraldas Pichincha Quito Galápagos Islands Puerto Baquerizo Tungurahua Ambato Moreno Zamora-Chinchipe Zamora Guayas Guayaquil Economy.
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